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Community based disaster risk management

  • Type: Training Course
  • Date: 11-15 Jun 2012
  • Location: Pakistan (Islamabad)
  • Language: English, Urdu
Main organizer


The Community-Based Disaster Risk Management for Field Practitioner course provides the opportunity to learn essential knowledge and skill in Community-Based Disaster Risk Management to address implementation challenges in a systematic manner. The field practitioners will be provided with practical tools for design and implementation of programmes for reducing disaster risks and vulnerability and building of community capacity to promote a culture of safety.

This course covers

• Basic DM terms & Concepts
• Context & Significance
• Hyogo Framework
• National disaster management Framework
• CBDRR Process
• Selection & communication with community
• Inclusion of vulnerable groups in CBDRM
• Introduction to HVCA
• Community Participatory tools &Techniques
• CBDRR Planning
• Community managed Implementation
• Community Preparedness and Response
• Participatory Monitoring& Evaluation
• Advocacy for sustaining community based DRR


• Explain the conceptual framework in reducing risk
• Design and conduct community- based vulnerability and capacity assessment
• Identify measures for hazards and vulnerability reduction and community capacity building
• Prepare risk reduction plans and understand how to integrate them into development programmes
• Analyze problems in the implementation of Community-Based Disaster Risk Management plans and their sustainability
• Document best practice and lesson learnt in community-Based disaster Risk Management

Additional information


Event fee

Per person per day: 5000PKR + gov. tax for NGOs 7000PKR + gov. tax for INGOs

Target audience

The Government departments, INGO’s, NGO’s, CBO’s and Field and DRR Practitioners.


Related Links


  • Themes:Capacity Development, Civil Society/NGOs, Community-based DRR, Governance, Information Management
  • Countries/Regions:Pakistan

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/26587

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